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Gene could lead to healthier food
The discovery of the last gene responsible for the production of a particular amino acid could lead to the development of foods with a higher nutritive value as well as produce better biofuel feedstocks.


December 3, 2010
By Corn and Soybean Digest

Dec. 3, 2010 – The discovery of the last gene responsible for the
production of a particular amino acid could lead to the development of
foods with a higher nutritive value as well as produce better biofuel
feedstocks. The discovery of the phenylalanine gene by Purdue
University researchers is important because it is one amino acid that
cannot be synthesized. | READ MORE